West Bank Highlights: Lucky Dragon

This week on the West Bank, I had dinner at Lucky Dragon Restaurant. Located right on Riverside, (1827 Riverside Ave), it is so easy to spot and is in the most ideal location for parking – surrounded by street meters, lots, and ramps! Also, though, it...

Keefer Court Bakery & Café: A Tiny Space Brimming with Treats

When I'm feeling hungry and I need quick, affordable, and most importantly, delicious food, I immediately head to one of my favorite spots on the West Bank, Keefer Court Bakery & Cafe. The name may not invoke thoughts of tender meat filled buns, warm soups,...

Mapps Coffee & Tea: A Student Perspective

This week on the West Bank, I decided to check out Mapps Coffee & Tea. With busy schedules and limited free time, what’s better than indulging in a comfy couch and a hot drink? For starters, it did not take me long to get there at all....

The Corner Bar

Sunday Fun-day at The Corner Bar

This past week on the West Bank, my friends and I decided to spend our “Sunday Fun-day” patio and bar hopping within the Seven Corners neighborhood, taking full advantage of what is left of the warm weather. Specifically, we ended our night by checking out...

From Ethiopia to the West Bank: Dilla’s Ethiopian Restaurant

  Ask Wagari Hiripa Hunde what his biggest challenge managing his mother’s Dilla's Ethiopian Restaurant has been, “The winter; this is the most difficult climate for me,” he’ll tell you with a big laugh. Coming to the West Bank in the last six months, he’ll also tell you,...

Town Hall

A West Bank Classic: The Town Hall Brewery

This week on the West Bank, I decided to check out the Town Hall Brewery. With waitresses dancing to the music, TVs playing the latest games, and the cozy wooden ambiance, the restaurant had such a unique feel to it that was easy to fall...

West Bank Highlights: Afro Deli & Coffee

This week on the West Bank, I tried out Afro Deli & Coffee for the first time. I had heard how good the restaurant was so many times from so many people, so it was about time I ventured over to check it out! Located...

“Republic. A pub for the people.”

This week on the West Bank, I decided to try Republic. Located within the 7 Corners area of the neighborhood, Republic is right on the intersection of S Washington Ave-Cedar Ave; depending on where you come from, one of the first places you see upon...

The Southern Theatre

The Southern Theatre is near the Seven Corners area of the West Bank  in Minneapolis. It is located on 1420 Washington Ave. S near the cross street of 15th Ave. S. The theatre has been active since 1910 and was first run by Swedish immigrants who...